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Ouimet Canyon Provincial Park

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Address: Ouimet Canyon Road, Dorion, Ontario P0T 2M0, Canada
Phone Number: (807) 977-2526
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Spectacular and dizzying are the words to describe the steep-sided canyons...

Spectacular and dizzying are the words to describe the steep-sided canyons of this rugged and scenic region.

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A must see!

The detour is worth it! It is not the grand canyon but is it ever the sight in it's own right. The trail is easy to walk and the lookouts are helpful. Wonderful opportunity for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Toronto, Canada
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77 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The detour is worth it! It is not the grand canyon but is it ever the sight in it's own right. The trail is easy to walk and the lookouts are helpful. Wonderful opportunity for any shutter bug.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a secret hide away, the view is very very breathtaking, canyon as far as your eyes can see, the trail is not hard to navigate. I highly recommend this place to the person who lives the outdoors.

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Sutton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You'll find this canyon just outside Thunder Bay. You'll travel off the highway about 11 km. The road is paved but it is a bit bumpy. If you are pulling a camper you should leave it in the designated trailer drop off lot. Make sure you have your camera ready as you just might see wildlife. We had a bear... More 

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1 Thank glenham88
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71 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

We were so happy so have stopped here on our back from Eagle Canyon Adventures. It was a quick drive up to the look out pods and a quick walk to the look outs. Everyone is right, the pictures don't do it justice. There is a very small little information both when we were there but its only open a... More 

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1 Thank Aeval V
Thunder Bay, Canada
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

I bring everyone who visits Thunder Bay to see Ouimet Canyon if they have time. A short drive from the city, a short hike from the parking lot, and you're rewarded with a stunning view. I love this spot!

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Was surprised by the beauty and had never heard of this Canyon before. So many beautiful sights in Northern Ontario

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1 Thank Tracey M
Toronto, Canada
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59 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

Wandering off the main road in Northern Ontario can sometimes seem like a dubious idea, but this was well worth visiting. West of Nipigon on Hwy 17, the Ouimet Canyon Rd. takes you to this park. Good signage (the Eagle zipline place is a different place entirely) and after 15-20 km you arrive. A path and map takes you along... More 

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Kenora, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Went for a evening drive from Thunder bay. Well worth the drive for the view, if you have never driven around the north shore or the Canadian shield. Nice walk into the viewing areas and was'nt too much for my husband who is on oxygen.

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Maribel, Wi, Usa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

This Provincial park mostly consists of trails and overlooks over Ouimet Canyon, a deep rocky gorge with relict populations of Arctic plants. The views were awesome, including the nearby lakes and streams that you could view from the overlooks. The views can be had after only a short walk on easy trails. We were the only visitors on the day... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Photographs never do it justice. The Canyon is vast and the two viewing platforms afford spectacular viewing with minimal impact on this phenomenal natural feature. The drive from the main highway may seem lengthy, but it is so very well worth it. A small fee is charged for access to a firm and sturdy walkway that passes through dense forest... More 

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